New Pentecost 2006

New Pentecost 2006 was again a major event in Australia organised by lead partner ACMICA under the theme Winds of Change.

International guests were theologians Edmund Chia and Gemma Cruz.

Edmund is a recognised expert in the field of inter-religious dialogue.

while Gemma specialises in gender issues.

Edmund led the program in Melbourne.

while Gemma led the Sydney program.

Local speakers included theologian Dr Paul Collins and artist-educator Rod Pattenden.

Hind Karouche

Also presenting were Lebanese community worker Hind Kourouche and RMIT Professor in Intercultural Studies Des Cahill.

Des Cahill

Once again a wide variety of Australian groups took part.

Lead organiser for the program was ACMICA; 

The conference at the North Sydney campus of ACU National.